'''North Mississippi Allstars''' is an American southern rock
band from Hernando, Mississippi
, founded in 1996. The band is composed of two brothers, Luther Dickinson
, vocals) and Cody Dickinson (drums, keyboards, electric washboard), and Chris Chew (bass guitar|electric bass guitar
Duwayne Burnside, who formerly played second guitar in the band, is a son of R. L. Burnside
, who also played on some of the band's tracks.
The Allstars' first release, ''Shake Hands with Shorty'', was nominated for a Grammy Award
for "Best Contemporary Blues Album". Since then, ''51 Phantom'' and ''Electric Blue Watermelon'' have received nominations in the same category. The group also won a Blues Music Award
for "Best New Artist Debut" in 2001.
The band made its network television debut in 2000 on ''Late Night with Conan O'Brien
'' and served as the house band on...